Police Department Employment

Open Police Department Positions

Applications are now being accepted.  We currently have open positions. To be considered, you will need to complete a police application and attach copies of all required documentation. You will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview. 

Submitting Applications

Please visit the City's employment page at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/citystaug

Becoming a Police Officer for the City of St. Augustine

Completion of Basic Police Standards Training and Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) certification is required. The City will accept your application if you are in the academy, near completion, and scheduled to take the State certification exam. Applications will remain active for six months and submitted to the Police Department if an opening occurs during that time. You will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview.

The starting annual salary for a police officer is $52,395.25. An extensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, and physical with drug screening are conducted prior to hire.

Submit Your Application